Mohd Rafi was not only a gifted singer but also a man of principles. In this episode, we remember the legend for how he stood his ground and turned away from a possibility to make more money. Tune in as The Quint's Fabeha Syed pays a musical tribute to the 'man with a honey-laced voice'
Thane, Aug 2 (PTI) A 'Lok Adalat' at the Thane district court in Maharashtra has settled 218 cases and sanctioned compensation to the tune of Rs 12.40 crore for deaths and injuries in various incidents.
Under fire for his statement asking parents to introspect what minor girls were doing on a beach at night in reference to the alleged gang-rape of two minors, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said that his statement was taken 'out of context'. But parents and girl students in Goa are not convinced.
Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], August 2 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party Rajya Sabha MP Kirodi Lal Meena was briefly detained after he hoisted a flag of the Meena community on the ramparts of Amagarh fort in Jaipur amid prohibitory orders on Sunday.
New Delhi, Aug 2 (PTI) Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai is in the national capital to hold consultations with the BJP central leadership on the expansion of his cabinet, sources said on Monday.
Fifteen soldiers were killed as a result of an ambush in southwestern Niger on Saturday, the country's defence ministry said, blaming the attack on "armed terrorist groups." "We regret that unfortunately 15 soldiers were killed, seven were wounded and six are missing," it said. Like its neighbours Mali and Burkina Faso, Niger is a regular target for militant groups linked to al Qaeda and Islamic State, which have grown stronger despite the deployment of thousands of regional, Western and U.N. troops across West Africa's Sahel region.
India women's hockey team defeated medal favorites Australia 1-0 to reach the semi-finals of Tokyo Olympics 2020. This will be the first time that the women's team will compete for a medal at the Olympic Games in their history. Gurjit Kaur scored the game's only goal.
New Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI): India Meteorological Department on Sunday predicted thunderstorm with moderate to heavy intensity rain in Delhi, Noida and Gurugram, among other places, and their adjoining areas within the next two hours.
Samba (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], August 2 (ANI): Suspected drone activity was reported from four places in the Bari Brahmana area of Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday night, informed Samba Superintendents of police (SSP) Rajesh Sharma on Monday.
PV Sindhu became the first Indian woman to win two medals at the Olympics following her bronze medal triumph in Women's singles badminton at Tokyo 2020. She defeated China's He Bingjiao 21-13, 21-15 in the bronze medal match.
New Zealand will open up one-way quarantine-free travel for seasonal workers from Samoa, Tonga and Vanuatu to address labour shortages in the horticulture industry, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday. The quarantine-free arrangement is expected to start from September, Ardern said at a news conference. It will only be available to workers who qualify under the Recognised Seasonal Employer scheme, which allows the horticulture sector to recruit labour from overseas for seasonal work when there are not enough New Zealand workers.
Berlin [Germany], August 2 (ANI/Sputnik): Nearly 600 people were detained during protests against vaccination and COVID-19 lockdown measures in the German capital, while over 10 law enforcement officers were injured, Berlin police spokesman Thilo Cablitz told Sputnik.